Memorable Manitobans: William Lindley “Bill” Whetter (1911-2009)
Born on a farm at Dand on 26 January 1911, third of four sons of Jacob Clinton Whetter (1884-1925) and Annie Alberta Hodgson (1882-1972), in 1955 he was ordained as a minister in the United Church of Canada. He served at churches in communities around Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and northwestern Ontario, including Starbuck United Church and Ferndale United Church. On 3 July 1943, he married Frances Gertrude Dobbyn (1909-2017) at Melita and they had three daughters. He died at Winnipeg on 19 October 2009.
Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Death registration [Jacob Clinton Whetter], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 October 2009.
Obituary [Frances Gertrude Whetter], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 2017.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 July 2022